7 days in Argentina Itinerary
— 3 nights
Iguazu National Park
— 2 nights
Bus to Foz do Iguacu, Fly to Cairo
Sun, May 1 - Sat, May 7
Buenos Aires — 3 nights
Cultural capital of South America, Buenos Aires remains one of the largest cities on the continent, serving as a point of departure for exploring the rest of the country.Buenos Aires is known for historic sites, sightseeing, and nightlife. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: stroll the grounds of Cementerio de la Recoleta, ponder the world of politics at Casa Rosada, wander the streets of Puerto Madero, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parque 3 de Febrero.
Before you visit Buenos Aires, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.
Cairo, Egypt to Buenos Aires is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Traveling from Cairo to Buenos Aires, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Cairo in May, expect nights in Buenos Aires to be a bit cooler, around 14°C, while days are much colder, around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can fly to Iguazu National Park.
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Iguazu National Park — 2 nights
Iguazu National Park contains 672 sq km (259 sq mi) of fertile subtropical forests, but its main attraction is the majestic Iguazu Falls.Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): take in the dramatic scenery at Salto San Martin, then admire the sheer force of Salto Bernabe Mendez, and then head off the coast to Isla San Martin. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Iguazu Falls.
To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Iguazu National Park trip builder website.
Getting from Buenos Aires to Iguazu National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Buenos Aires, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Iguazu National Park, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.
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Argentina travel guide
Land of Contrasts
Home to the highest and lowest points in South America, diverse Argentina enthralls visitors with its contrasting landscapes and rich cultural heritage. A tour of Argentina reveals a sprawling land of fiercely proud and hardworking gauchos, the legendary cowboys of South America's pampas. A vacation in Argentina also leads you to giant urban centers, filled with modern tourist attractions that include fine restaurants, award-winning museums, and renowned public parks, gardens, and zoos. Away from big cities, Argentina sightseeing combines visits to mighty waterfalls situated inside World Heritage-listed national parks in the north of the country, with excursions to icy glaciers in the south.